Carrie Lee Ferguson

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How do you celebrate International Women’s Day?  If someone would have asked me that question a few years ago, they would’ve heard crickets.  What is International Women’s Day?   Growing up in the US, I’d never heard of this day, which happens on March 8th each year, and is intended to celebrate women’s achievements.  Honestly, I was disconnected to what previous generations of women had done for me.  My schooling focused on… Read More

Two years ago, I sat at my computer reading about the Join me on the Bridge campaign for the first time.  My eyes stung with tears as I read that the women in Congo and Rwanda would meet on a bridge connecting their countries to call for peace amidst a violent war.  It was only as these tiny tears turned into huge dollops rolling down my cheeks that I realized something big… Read More

One hundred brave women on a bridge in Kabul.  13,778 women checking in virtually or in person on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City.  Rwandan women meeting their sisters from Democratic Republic of Congo on the border of their two countries.  Annie Lenox leading the London March over the Millennium Bridge.  Women in Jacksonville, Florida walking to the top of the Acosta Bridge. Hundreds of bridges.  Thousands of women. What is… Read More